Video: Miami prepares for Sweet 16 with ‘ballroom baseball’

The No. 3 seed Miami Hurricanes men’s basketball team is preparing for a Sweet 16 matchup with the No. 2 Villanova Wildcats at KFC Yum! Center in Louisville, Kentucky on Thursday night.

In order to prepare for their big game and a shot at the regional finals, the Hurricanes have taken a unique approach.

On Wednesday, a video surfaced of the Hurricanes enjoying some free time and keeping loose at the team hotel with “ballroom baseball.” Miami head coach Jim Larranaga split his team into a matchup of guards vs. bigs.

As you would expect, things got heated, and Miami big man Tonye Jekiri, a senior seven-footer, really tried to put on a show.

Angel up to bat as a part of the "guards team" (vs the big guys)

*Notice the Tonye plate sweep*

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Check out the full highlight video, via Miami’s YouTube account:

Miami and Villanova are set to tip-off at 7:10 p.m. ET on Thursday with live coverage on CBS.

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